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Jazz chord substitution

Jazz chord substitution
chord substitution concepts Harmonic substitution is simply about replacing one chordal sound with another, or as I need to think of it, as one color for another. Whether it is in the written harmony from sheet music or the harmony implied by the melody, the theoretical concepts behind chord substitution becomes "search" tools for the learner. The coolness here is that we can create different shades of color, allowing for a variety of ways to blend the melody and harmony of a song together. Through chord substitution we can create different pathways to the same emotional, tonal and artistic destinations. We can disguise our artistic directions by changing traditional harmonic motions to create new twists and shades of emotions in the music. Theory / practice. Stylistically, substituting harmonic elements is not something that folk players or the rockers tend to do, although changing the color of chords in these two styles is not uncommon. Chord type. Tonic chord substitutions. Cool?

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Jazz Progressions Jazz Progressions are simply common chord progressions in jazz music. One of the most common progressions is the ii-V-I progression. The ii-V-I sounds at its best when you use seventh chords and their expanded voicings. As you already know from past lessons, the ii chord is a minor chord, the V chord is a dominant chord, and the I chord is a major chord. So the most basic Jazz progression is the ii minor 7 - V dominant 7 - I major 7. In the key of C, this progression is Dm7-G7-Cmaj7. Pitch axis theory Concept[edit] Each of the seven modern modes is obtainable from any of the others by a sequence of diatonic rotations; by such a sequence, for example, C Ionian (C-D-E-F-G-A-B) becomes D Dorian (D-E-F-G-A-B-C), which becomes E Phrygian (E-F-G-A-B-C-D), and so on, until the original C Ionian mode is obtained. Therefore, each of the seven modes of any of the twelve major keys is a mode of the other six in that particular key. Pitch axis theory suggests that for each mode, there is a chord that accompanies it. When that chord occurs, the corresponding mode should be used for the melody or for soloing.

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